Brad Murphy & Sam Parks

Brad Murphey & Sam Parks

Chris Thile, winner of the MacArthur Genius Grant, says this about Brad Murphey “a great lead guitarist….. and awesome rhythm player too!” Brad Murphey has been performing for over 10 years and has toured all over the country in a variety of different musical settings. He’s performed at many notable festivals such as Grey Fox and Rockygrass as well as performing with an endless array of some of the greatest musicians alive today, the likes of which include The Infamous Stringdusters, Crooked Still, members of the Punch Brothers, Leftover Salmon, Darol Anger, Matt Flinner, Richard Greene and many others.

Sam Parks attended South Plains College in Levelland, TX to expand his musical academia. He graduated on the Presidentʼs Honor Roll and was awarded Outstanding Male Instrumentalist and Vocalist of his graduating class. Samʼs mandolin style has been influenced by the playing power of Sam Bush, the precision of Chris Thile, and the timing of Adam Steffey. His styles range from bluegrass, old time, celtic, swing, dawg music, and progressive acoustic.